gossip and pillows

An article from USA Today entitled “A false Wikipedia biography” had this little nugget of wisdom about gossip:

When I was a child, my mother lectured me on the evils of “gossip.” She held a feather pillow and said, “If I tear this open, the feathers will fly to the four winds, and I could never get them back in the pillow. That’s how it is when you spread mean things about people.”

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